Education

All India Bar Exam-XV: 1.20 lakh advocates to appear at 154 centers

The Bar Council of India (BCI) has mentioned that roughly 1,20,000 advocates are going to appear for the All India Bar Exam (AIBE)-XV (15) which is scheduled to be held on January 24 at 154 centers in 52 cities of the nation.

ANI

PUBLISHED ON JAN 23, 2021 01:44 PM IST

The Bar Council of India (BCI) has mentioned that roughly 1,20,000 advocates are going to appear for the All India Bar Exam (AIBE)-XV (15) which is scheduled to be held on January 24 at 154 centers in 52 cities of the nation.

To pursue a career as a lawyer or advocate, clearing the AIBE is a prerequisite. AIBE is a national-level examination performed by the BCI to assess whether or not provisionally enrolled advocates or contemporary regulation graduates have the aptitude to follow regulation.

During the final examination, round 9 centers had been cancelled owing to stories of utilization of unfair means. This time, the candidates who had appeared and given the examination on such centers, have been largely shifted to different centers, mentioned the BCI.

“No fee has been charged from such candidates this time. Though usage of mobile phones, electronic gadgets are not allowed during the exam, however, as an additional measure, signal Jammers shall also be used at approximately 50 centers in order to further ensure that no one in the vicinity is able to use phones or gadgets. It is further made clear that the period from March 24, 2020, to March 31, 2021, had been exempted owing to the pandemic Covid-19 from being counted within the period of two years (with effect from enrolment as an Advocate) for clearing/passing the All India Bar Exam,” BCI mentioned in an announcement.

Therefore, candidates who’ve proven/expressed their incapability to appear on this examination inside the prescribed interval, owing to pandemic associated causes or in any other case can appear within the subsequent examination, which is slated to be held within the month of March/April 2021.

It is to be famous that although a candidate has filed a writ case difficult the All India Bar Exam, nevertheless, his prayer for an ad-interim keep on AIBE-XV (scheduled for twenty fourth January 2021) has not been allowed by the Supreme Court.

Close

Back to top button